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[kahn-tahr] /kɑnˈtɑr/

(in some Middle Eastern countries) a unit of weight corresponding to the hundredweight, but varying in different localities.
a unit of weight used in E Mediterranean countries, equivalent to 100 pounds or 45 kilograms but varying from place to place


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